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The Trio that Makes it Work
Jerome Glenn
Elizabeth Florescu
Theodore Gordon
And the Nodes and regional networks in Europe and
Latin America that Makes is All Real
Nodes identify participants, translate questionnaires and reports, and conduct interviews,
special research, workshops, symposiums, and advanced training.
groups of experts and institutions that connect global and local views in:
Tunisia
Yerevan
Sri Lanka
S&T Committee Chairman of the US Congress
This photo convinced
the Asst. Sec. of the US
Environmental
Protection Agency to
give the first US funds
to the United Nations
University to fund the
feasibility study of the
Millennium Project.
Yes, I did not have gray
hair then… 1992
Institutional Evolution
1992-1994 Feasibility
Study Phases 1 and 2
1995 Feasibility Study Phase
final report
Established 1996
operated to 2007
Moved to WFUNA 2007 to 2009
Independent
NGO 2009 to
the present
Some Accomplishments/Impacts
• Pioneered global participatory futures research on a global transinstutional basis
• Grown to 67 Nodes around the world and two regional networks RIBER and FEN
• Instrumental in adding Environmental Security to militaries around the world through
studies, 120 monthly scanning reports on Emerging Environmental Security Issues, and UN
Status of Forces Agreements
• 15 Global Challenges as a framework for understanding global change
• Millennium Awards/prized initiated by Mexico Node involved over 1,000 students
• Triggered the TechAwards (2001-2016) which gave $5 million in prizes that improved 2.5
billion lives around the world
• Informally increased futures awareness, many conferences, universities use FRM 3.0,
GFIS, and State of the Future in courses
• UN Sec-General used the Technology section of the Millennium Project’s State of the
Future as the UNU submission for the UN Millennium Report to all heads of state.
• France’s Sherpa used the 15 Global Challenge short overviews for hosting G-7 in 1989
Some Accomplishments/Impacts (continued)
• Raised global organized crime on the international security and political agenda
• General Motors, Deloitte, Intel, others used MP work for their strategic planning processes
• Triggered NSF research of $5 million on Solar Power Satellites research
• Azerbaijan State of the Future Index helped trigger national ten-year plan
• UN Decade for Water, first suggested in the State of the Future by John McDonald
• State of the Future best seller at many of the World Future Society Conferences
• Rated 6th for new idea and paradigm at one point by UPenn Go to Think Tank Index
• President Clinton’s UN Millennium Summit 2000 speech drew on our research
• Initiated World Future Day 24-hour Round-the-World conversation on the future
• State of the World Forum paid to have 15 Global Challenges printed and distributed to all
governments for the 2000 UN Millennium Summit via UN Missions in New York.
• State of the Future reports were best sellers and several World Future Society conferences
• Supervised over 350 Interns
2008 Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC
Some other Images of the
annual Planning Committee
Meetings follow
Santa Cruz, Bolivia 2018
Looking up at the Mariachi band at
Concepción Olavarrieta’s Reception in Mexico
2009 in Chicago, and 2010 in Boston
Organized by the late
Frank Catanzaro,
Cyber Node Chair
Mixed Reality MPPC 2009 Meeting in Chicago:
Physical, Streaming Video, and Virtual Reality
And again in Washington, DC
Woodrow Wilson Center
Deloitte Offices inToronto,
Canada
Minneapolis,
Minnesota,
USA
Offices of
Deloitte
2015
Baku, Azerbaijan
MPPC Reception at Chilean Ambassador’s home in
Washington, D.C. and the Azerbaijan Embassy
Millennium Project Day
in Montenegro
Good food in Baku!
Some Awards
• Computerworld Honors Laureate for collective intelligence system
• Most State of the Future reports selected among Top Picks by Future Survey
• APF: State of the Future 19.1 as most significant future work in 2018; 2008
Retrospective Awards for Futures Research Methodology 2.0 and annual
State of the Future series
• Emerald Management Citation of Excellence for “Nanotechnology: future
military environmental health considerations” top 50 among 15,000 articles
• Selected by Pacific Northwest National Labs of US Dept. of Energy as among
best seven foresight institutions in the world and best for global studies
• Selected by UN Habit among 100 best practices
• Certification of Appreciation Asst. Sec. US Army for contributions to AEPI
• UPenn Go to Think Index selected among best think tanks worldwide
Jerry talks with Reid Hoffman founder of
LinkedIn at Computerworld Awards Ceremony
After receiving
Computerworld
Honors for
collective
intelligence
system GFIS
Some contributions to Futures Research
System for people to think together about the future
• 67 Nodes connecting global and local perspectives
• Real-Time Delphi for rapid international assessment and feedback
• Global Futures Intelligence System
Framework to understand and track global change
• State of the Future reports that annually updates 15 Global Challenges
Educational contributions
• Over 350 Interns (since our founding in 1996) trained from over 30 countries
• Approximately 1,000 universities use The Millennium Project materials
• Millennium Awards/Prizes that has involved over a thousand students from around the world
Inclusive and participatory system to measure change
• State of the Future Index – Global and National Indexes
Largest collection of methods to explore the future
• 37 Methods, 39 Chapters, 1,300 pages, internationally peer-reviewed in English, Persian, and Spanish
Global collective intelligence system on the future
• Bringing it all together in one online platform … The Global Futures Intelligence System
15 Global
Challenges
a framework for
understanding
global change
and our common
agenda
Global Challenge Sustainable Development Goals
1. Sustainable Development
2. Clean water
3. Population and Resources
4. Democratization
5. Global foresight and decisionmaking
6. Global convergence of IT
7. Rich-poor gap
8. Health issues
9. Education and learning
10. Peace and conflict
11. Status of Women
12.Transnational organized crime
13. Energy
14. Science & technology
15. Global ethics
Additional Contributions to Futures Research
• Evolved the Delphi method to the Real-Time Delphi
• FUTURES dictionary/Encyclopedia of futurists terms, concepts, and
methods
• Translation of many documents into many languages round the word to
improve thinking about the future
• Estimated 75+ articles in futures journals and other publications
• Invented alternative to GDP as measure of progress: State of the Future
Index (Global, Azerbaijan, China, Czechia, Hungary, Korea, Kuwait,
Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, and the Americas) and Global
Report Card interactive http://millennium.surge.sh/
• Produced 19 State of the Future Reports
Pakistan SOFI Initial Meeting
Taking on
some old
thinking with
new future
possibilities
Collaboration on Review of Futures Research with
Academics at Harvard and Boston University
Future Terrorism MP/NATO workshop
MP Futures Research… so far
1. African Futures Scenarios 2025, and UNDP workshop at the UN (1994)
2. Millennium Project Feasibility Study final report (1995)
3. Global Issues/Strategies four-round Global Lookout (Delphi) study (1996)
4. Lessons of History (1997)
5. Global Opportunities and Strategies Delphi (1997)
6. Definitions of Environmental Security (1997)
7. Futures Research in Decisionmaking (and checklist) (1998-99)
8. Global Normative 2050 Scenario (1998)
9. Environmental Security Threats and Policy Leadership (1998)
10. Current/Potential UN military doctrine on Environmental Security (1999)
11. Six Alternative Year 3000 Scenarios (1999)
12. S&T Issues over the next 25 years (2000)
13. Future Technological Implications for Society and the UN System (2000)
14. Analysis of UN Summit Speeches (2001)
15. Military environmental crimes and the role of the ICC (2001)
16. Management Implications of Future S&T 2025 Issues (2001)
17. New Military Environmental Security Requirements 2010-2015 (2001)
18. Global Goals for the year 2050 (2002)
19. Future S&T Scenarios 2025 (2002)
20. Emerging Environmental Security Issues for Future UN Treaties (2002)
21. Monthly Reports: Emerging Environmental Security Issues (2002-2011)
22. Middle East Peace Scenarios (2002-04)
23. Early Warning System for Kuwait Oil Company (2003-04)
24. Nanotech Military R&D Health/Env Research Prevention Priorities 2004-05)
25. Future Ethical Issues (2004-05)
26. Global Energy Scenarios (2006-07)
27. South Korea SOFI (2006)
28. Future of Learning and Education 2030 (2007)
29. Global Climate Change Situation Room for Gimcheon, South Korea (2007-2008)
30. Conceptual design for global energy collective intelligence (GENIS) (2008)
31. Status of Government Future Strategy Units (2008)
32. RTDelphi for UNESCO World Water Report (2008)
33. WFUNA Human Rights (2008)
34. Decision Criteria Evaluation of Global Environment Facility (2008)
35. South Korea SOFI and South African SOFI (2008)
36. Early Warning System PMO Kuwait (2008-2009)
37. Potential Future Elements of the Next Economic System (2009)
38. UNESCO World Water Scenarios project (2009)
39. Future of Ontologists (2009)
40. Future Hopes and Fears: a Kuwait Perspective (2010-2011)
41. Latin America 2030 Scenarios (2009-2011)
42. Egypt 2020 (2010)
43. Changes to Gender Stereotypes (2011)
44. Azerbaijan SOFI (2011)
45. Future Arts, Media, and Entertainment: Seeds for 2020 (2011)
46. Cooperatives 2030: Factors Impacting Future of Cooperatives and Business (2012)
47. Egypt’s national Synergetic Information System (ECISIS) (2013-16)
48. Hidden Hunger: Unhealthy Food Markets in the Developing World (2013)
49. Vulnerable Natural Infrastructure in Urban Coastal Zones (2013)
50. FUTURES Dictionary/Encyclopedia (English and Spanish) (2014)
51. SIMAD and Lone Wolf Terrorism Counter Strategies (2014)
52. Czech Rep., Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Visegrad Region SOFIs (2014-2015)
53. Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Context of Climate Change (2015-16)
54. Pre-Detection of Terrorism Strategies RTDelphi, NATO Workshop (2015-17)
55. Future Work/Technology 2050 Global Issues, Scenarios, Workshops (2015-17)
56. US COVID Scenarios
Current and Previous Sponsors/Clients:
• Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt (2013-2015)
• AGAHI Pakistan (2016-18)
• Alan F. Kay & Hazel Henderson Foundation (1996–2000)
• Amana Institute, São Paulo, Brazil (2004)
• Applied Materials, Santa Clara, California (2002–09)
• Argentina Ministry of Agriculture (2012)
• Azerbaijan State Economic University (2009-2016)
• City of Gimcheon (via UN Future Forum, So. Korea) (2009–10)
• Deloitte & Touche LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (1998–09)
• The Diwan of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait (2010–11)
• Environmental Law Institute (2017)
• Ford Motor Company (1996–97, 2005–06)
• Foundation for the Future, Bellevue, Washington (1997–98, 1999–2000,
2007–08)
• General Motors, Warren, Michigan (1998–2003)
• Government of the Rep. of Korea (via UN Future Forum) (2007–08)
• The Hershey Company (2008–09)
• Hughes Space and Communications, (1997–98, 2000)
• Kuwait Oil Company (via Dar Almashora (2003–04 )
• Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (via Dar Almashora for Consulting) (2005–06)
• Ministry of Communications, Rep. of Azerbaijan (2007–11)
• Ministry of Educ. and Presidential Commission on Education, Republic
of Korea (2007)
• Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri (1996–98)
• Montenegro Ministry of Science and Technology (2012)
• Motorola Corporation, Schaumburg, Illinois (1997)
• NATO, Brussels, Belgium (2016)
• Pioneer Hi-Bred International, West Des Moines, Iowa (1997)
• Rockefeller Foundation (2008–11; 2013)
• Shell International (Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum Company), London, UK
(1997)
• UNESCO, Paris, France (1995, 2008–10)
• United Nations Development Programme, New York, (1993–94)
• United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan (1992–95, 1999–2000)
• Universiti Sains Malaysia (2011)
• U.S. Army Environmental Policy Institute, Arlington, Virginia (1996–2011)
• U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (2000–03)
• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wash., D.C. (1992–93, 1996–97)
• U.S. Department of Defense, Off of the Secretary
• Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Foresight and
Governance) (2002)
• World Bank (via World Perspectives, Inc. 2008 and GEF Evaluation Office
2012)
• In-kind Sponsors:
• Google
• George Washington University
• Harvard University
• The Smithsonian Institution
• World Academy of Art and Science
• UNESCO
(N2 – N) / 2 = # of one-on-one Node relations
(102 – 10) / 2 = 45
(302 – 30) / 2 = 435
(672 - 67) / 2 = 12,211
Complexity of The Millennium Project is increasing
Institutional Evolution May Continue
1992-1994 Feasibility
Study Phase 1 and 2
1995 Feasibility Study Phase
final report
Established 1996
operated to 2007
Moved WFUNA 2007 to 2009
Independent
NGO 2008 to
present
Maybe Something like this?
1. Hierarchy
2. Networks
3. Intersection of
Networks: Nodes
4. Connecting Nodes
into Fields of Play
5. Connecting Fields of Play
So, what will The Millennium Project do
over the next 25 Years?
Enquiring
E.T.
Minds
Want
to Know

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25th anniversary of The Millennium Project

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  • 2. The Trio that Makes it Work Jerome Glenn Elizabeth Florescu Theodore Gordon
  • 3. And the Nodes and regional networks in Europe and Latin America that Makes is All Real Nodes identify participants, translate questionnaires and reports, and conduct interviews, special research, workshops, symposiums, and advanced training. groups of experts and institutions that connect global and local views in: Tunisia Yerevan Sri Lanka
  • 4. S&T Committee Chairman of the US Congress This photo convinced the Asst. Sec. of the US Environmental Protection Agency to give the first US funds to the United Nations University to fund the feasibility study of the Millennium Project. Yes, I did not have gray hair then… 1992
  • 5. Institutional Evolution 1992-1994 Feasibility Study Phases 1 and 2 1995 Feasibility Study Phase final report Established 1996 operated to 2007 Moved to WFUNA 2007 to 2009 Independent NGO 2009 to the present
  • 6. Some Accomplishments/Impacts • Pioneered global participatory futures research on a global transinstutional basis • Grown to 67 Nodes around the world and two regional networks RIBER and FEN • Instrumental in adding Environmental Security to militaries around the world through studies, 120 monthly scanning reports on Emerging Environmental Security Issues, and UN Status of Forces Agreements • 15 Global Challenges as a framework for understanding global change • Millennium Awards/prized initiated by Mexico Node involved over 1,000 students • Triggered the TechAwards (2001-2016) which gave $5 million in prizes that improved 2.5 billion lives around the world • Informally increased futures awareness, many conferences, universities use FRM 3.0, GFIS, and State of the Future in courses • UN Sec-General used the Technology section of the Millennium Project’s State of the Future as the UNU submission for the UN Millennium Report to all heads of state. • France’s Sherpa used the 15 Global Challenge short overviews for hosting G-7 in 1989
  • 7. Some Accomplishments/Impacts (continued) • Raised global organized crime on the international security and political agenda • General Motors, Deloitte, Intel, others used MP work for their strategic planning processes • Triggered NSF research of $5 million on Solar Power Satellites research • Azerbaijan State of the Future Index helped trigger national ten-year plan • UN Decade for Water, first suggested in the State of the Future by John McDonald • State of the Future best seller at many of the World Future Society Conferences • Rated 6th for new idea and paradigm at one point by UPenn Go to Think Tank Index • President Clinton’s UN Millennium Summit 2000 speech drew on our research • Initiated World Future Day 24-hour Round-the-World conversation on the future • State of the World Forum paid to have 15 Global Challenges printed and distributed to all governments for the 2000 UN Millennium Summit via UN Missions in New York. • State of the Future reports were best sellers and several World Future Society conferences • Supervised over 350 Interns
  • 8. 2008 Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC Some other Images of the annual Planning Committee Meetings follow
  • 10. Looking up at the Mariachi band at Concepción Olavarrieta’s Reception in Mexico
  • 11. 2009 in Chicago, and 2010 in Boston
  • 12. Organized by the late Frank Catanzaro, Cyber Node Chair Mixed Reality MPPC 2009 Meeting in Chicago: Physical, Streaming Video, and Virtual Reality
  • 13. And again in Washington, DC Woodrow Wilson Center Deloitte Offices inToronto, Canada
  • 16. MPPC Reception at Chilean Ambassador’s home in Washington, D.C. and the Azerbaijan Embassy
  • 17. Millennium Project Day in Montenegro Good food in Baku!
  • 18. Some Awards • Computerworld Honors Laureate for collective intelligence system • Most State of the Future reports selected among Top Picks by Future Survey • APF: State of the Future 19.1 as most significant future work in 2018; 2008 Retrospective Awards for Futures Research Methodology 2.0 and annual State of the Future series • Emerald Management Citation of Excellence for “Nanotechnology: future military environmental health considerations” top 50 among 15,000 articles • Selected by Pacific Northwest National Labs of US Dept. of Energy as among best seven foresight institutions in the world and best for global studies • Selected by UN Habit among 100 best practices • Certification of Appreciation Asst. Sec. US Army for contributions to AEPI • UPenn Go to Think Index selected among best think tanks worldwide
  • 19. Jerry talks with Reid Hoffman founder of LinkedIn at Computerworld Awards Ceremony After receiving Computerworld Honors for collective intelligence system GFIS
  • 20. Some contributions to Futures Research System for people to think together about the future • 67 Nodes connecting global and local perspectives • Real-Time Delphi for rapid international assessment and feedback • Global Futures Intelligence System Framework to understand and track global change • State of the Future reports that annually updates 15 Global Challenges Educational contributions • Over 350 Interns (since our founding in 1996) trained from over 30 countries • Approximately 1,000 universities use The Millennium Project materials • Millennium Awards/Prizes that has involved over a thousand students from around the world Inclusive and participatory system to measure change • State of the Future Index – Global and National Indexes Largest collection of methods to explore the future • 37 Methods, 39 Chapters, 1,300 pages, internationally peer-reviewed in English, Persian, and Spanish Global collective intelligence system on the future • Bringing it all together in one online platform … The Global Futures Intelligence System
  • 21. 15 Global Challenges a framework for understanding global change and our common agenda
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  • 24. Global Challenge Sustainable Development Goals 1. Sustainable Development 2. Clean water 3. Population and Resources 4. Democratization 5. Global foresight and decisionmaking 6. Global convergence of IT 7. Rich-poor gap 8. Health issues 9. Education and learning 10. Peace and conflict 11. Status of Women 12.Transnational organized crime 13. Energy 14. Science & technology 15. Global ethics
  • 25. Additional Contributions to Futures Research • Evolved the Delphi method to the Real-Time Delphi • FUTURES dictionary/Encyclopedia of futurists terms, concepts, and methods • Translation of many documents into many languages round the word to improve thinking about the future • Estimated 75+ articles in futures journals and other publications • Invented alternative to GDP as measure of progress: State of the Future Index (Global, Azerbaijan, China, Czechia, Hungary, Korea, Kuwait, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, and the Americas) and Global Report Card interactive http://millennium.surge.sh/ • Produced 19 State of the Future Reports
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  • 27. Pakistan SOFI Initial Meeting Taking on some old thinking with new future possibilities
  • 28. Collaboration on Review of Futures Research with Academics at Harvard and Boston University
  • 30. MP Futures Research… so far 1. African Futures Scenarios 2025, and UNDP workshop at the UN (1994) 2. Millennium Project Feasibility Study final report (1995) 3. Global Issues/Strategies four-round Global Lookout (Delphi) study (1996) 4. Lessons of History (1997) 5. Global Opportunities and Strategies Delphi (1997) 6. Definitions of Environmental Security (1997) 7. Futures Research in Decisionmaking (and checklist) (1998-99) 8. Global Normative 2050 Scenario (1998) 9. Environmental Security Threats and Policy Leadership (1998) 10. Current/Potential UN military doctrine on Environmental Security (1999) 11. Six Alternative Year 3000 Scenarios (1999) 12. S&T Issues over the next 25 years (2000) 13. Future Technological Implications for Society and the UN System (2000) 14. Analysis of UN Summit Speeches (2001) 15. Military environmental crimes and the role of the ICC (2001) 16. Management Implications of Future S&T 2025 Issues (2001) 17. New Military Environmental Security Requirements 2010-2015 (2001) 18. Global Goals for the year 2050 (2002) 19. Future S&T Scenarios 2025 (2002) 20. Emerging Environmental Security Issues for Future UN Treaties (2002) 21. Monthly Reports: Emerging Environmental Security Issues (2002-2011) 22. Middle East Peace Scenarios (2002-04) 23. Early Warning System for Kuwait Oil Company (2003-04) 24. Nanotech Military R&D Health/Env Research Prevention Priorities 2004-05) 25. Future Ethical Issues (2004-05) 26. Global Energy Scenarios (2006-07) 27. South Korea SOFI (2006) 28. Future of Learning and Education 2030 (2007) 29. Global Climate Change Situation Room for Gimcheon, South Korea (2007-2008) 30. Conceptual design for global energy collective intelligence (GENIS) (2008) 31. Status of Government Future Strategy Units (2008) 32. RTDelphi for UNESCO World Water Report (2008) 33. WFUNA Human Rights (2008) 34. Decision Criteria Evaluation of Global Environment Facility (2008) 35. South Korea SOFI and South African SOFI (2008) 36. Early Warning System PMO Kuwait (2008-2009) 37. Potential Future Elements of the Next Economic System (2009) 38. UNESCO World Water Scenarios project (2009) 39. Future of Ontologists (2009) 40. Future Hopes and Fears: a Kuwait Perspective (2010-2011) 41. Latin America 2030 Scenarios (2009-2011) 42. Egypt 2020 (2010) 43. Changes to Gender Stereotypes (2011) 44. Azerbaijan SOFI (2011) 45. Future Arts, Media, and Entertainment: Seeds for 2020 (2011) 46. Cooperatives 2030: Factors Impacting Future of Cooperatives and Business (2012) 47. Egypt’s national Synergetic Information System (ECISIS) (2013-16) 48. Hidden Hunger: Unhealthy Food Markets in the Developing World (2013) 49. Vulnerable Natural Infrastructure in Urban Coastal Zones (2013) 50. FUTURES Dictionary/Encyclopedia (English and Spanish) (2014) 51. SIMAD and Lone Wolf Terrorism Counter Strategies (2014) 52. Czech Rep., Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Visegrad Region SOFIs (2014-2015) 53. Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Context of Climate Change (2015-16) 54. Pre-Detection of Terrorism Strategies RTDelphi, NATO Workshop (2015-17) 55. Future Work/Technology 2050 Global Issues, Scenarios, Workshops (2015-17) 56. US COVID Scenarios
  • 31. Current and Previous Sponsors/Clients: • Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt (2013-2015) • AGAHI Pakistan (2016-18) • Alan F. Kay & Hazel Henderson Foundation (1996–2000) • Amana Institute, São Paulo, Brazil (2004) • Applied Materials, Santa Clara, California (2002–09) • Argentina Ministry of Agriculture (2012) • Azerbaijan State Economic University (2009-2016) • City of Gimcheon (via UN Future Forum, So. Korea) (2009–10) • Deloitte & Touche LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (1998–09) • The Diwan of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait (2010–11) • Environmental Law Institute (2017) • Ford Motor Company (1996–97, 2005–06) • Foundation for the Future, Bellevue, Washington (1997–98, 1999–2000, 2007–08) • General Motors, Warren, Michigan (1998–2003) • Government of the Rep. of Korea (via UN Future Forum) (2007–08) • The Hershey Company (2008–09) • Hughes Space and Communications, (1997–98, 2000) • Kuwait Oil Company (via Dar Almashora (2003–04 ) • Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (via Dar Almashora for Consulting) (2005–06) • Ministry of Communications, Rep. of Azerbaijan (2007–11) • Ministry of Educ. and Presidential Commission on Education, Republic of Korea (2007) • Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri (1996–98) • Montenegro Ministry of Science and Technology (2012) • Motorola Corporation, Schaumburg, Illinois (1997) • NATO, Brussels, Belgium (2016) • Pioneer Hi-Bred International, West Des Moines, Iowa (1997) • Rockefeller Foundation (2008–11; 2013) • Shell International (Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum Company), London, UK (1997) • UNESCO, Paris, France (1995, 2008–10) • United Nations Development Programme, New York, (1993–94) • United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan (1992–95, 1999–2000) • Universiti Sains Malaysia (2011) • U.S. Army Environmental Policy Institute, Arlington, Virginia (1996–2011) • U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (2000–03) • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wash., D.C. (1992–93, 1996–97) • U.S. Department of Defense, Off of the Secretary • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Foresight and Governance) (2002) • World Bank (via World Perspectives, Inc. 2008 and GEF Evaluation Office 2012) • In-kind Sponsors: • Google • George Washington University • Harvard University • The Smithsonian Institution • World Academy of Art and Science • UNESCO
  • 32. (N2 – N) / 2 = # of one-on-one Node relations (102 – 10) / 2 = 45 (302 – 30) / 2 = 435 (672 - 67) / 2 = 12,211 Complexity of The Millennium Project is increasing
  • 33. Institutional Evolution May Continue 1992-1994 Feasibility Study Phase 1 and 2 1995 Feasibility Study Phase final report Established 1996 operated to 2007 Moved WFUNA 2007 to 2009 Independent NGO 2008 to present
  • 34. Maybe Something like this? 1. Hierarchy 2. Networks 3. Intersection of Networks: Nodes 4. Connecting Nodes into Fields of Play 5. Connecting Fields of Play
  • 35. So, what will The Millennium Project do over the next 25 Years? Enquiring E.T. Minds Want to Know